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Metrobank-MTAP-DepEd Math Challenge 2013 NCR Sectoral Orals Third Year Category A 15-Second Questions [2 points each] 1.

1. If n is a positive integer, what is the value of (1)4n+3 + (1)2n+4 ? 2. Factor completely: x6 1. [0]

[ (x 1)(x + 1)(x2 x + 1)(x2 + x + 1) ] [ 13 ]

3. The 1st and 5th terms of an arithmetic sequence are 3 and 23, respectively. Find the 3rd term. 4. A circle is inscribed in a square. If the circle has area 36 cm2 , what is the area of the square?

[ 144 cm2 ] 5. As two chords of a circle intersect, one chord is divided into segments of lengths 8 and 15, and the other chord into segments of lengths 10 and x + 2. Find x. [ 10 ] 6. What is the center of the circle x2 6x + y 2 + 12y + 38 = 0? 7. If
2 100x

[ (3, 6) ] [ 0, 2 ]

104x ,

nd x.

8. The ratio of the vertex angle to a base angle of an isosceles triangle is 5 : 2. Find the base angle. [ 40 ] 9. What are the coordinates of the vertex of the parabola y = 2(x + 2)2 6 ? [ (2, 6) ] [ 196 cm2 ] 11. For what values of the constant k will x2 kx + 3 = 0 have two distinct real roots? [ k > 2 3 or k < 2 3 ]

10. What is the area of the largest triangle that can be inscribed in a semicircle with radius 14 cm?

30-Second Questions [3 points each] 5 3 27 + + + . [ 50/3 ] 3 2 20 2. An equilateral triangle is inscribed in a circle having radius 6 cm. Find the area of the triangle. [ 27 3 cm2 ] 1. Find the sum of the innite geometric series 3. A line and the coordinate axes form a triangle in the rst quadrant, having area 24 square units. If the y -intercept is thrice the x-intercept, give the equation of the line in slope-intercept form. [ y = 3x + 12 ] 4. A point outside a circle is 11 units away from its center. If a tangent segment from the point to the circle is 9 units, what is the circumference of the circle in terms of ? [ 4 10 units ] 5. For what values of x is 1 4
3x+2

> 84x+7 ?

[ x < 25/18 ]

6. A rectangle has dimensions 2x cm and 12 x cm. If x is free to vary, what is the largest possible area the rectangle can have? [ 72 cm2 ] 1-Minute Questions [5 points each] 1. If f (x) = 2x + 1912, nd f (1) + f (2) + f (3) + + f (100). 2. Find the constant k if the circle x2 + y 2 kx + 4ky 4k 2 + 7 = 0 passes through (4, 3). [ 201300 ] [ 2, 4 ]

3. Two towers have heights 35 ft and 15 ft. Wires are attached from the top of each tower to the base of the other tower. How high from the ground is the intersection of these two wires? [ 10.5 ft ] 4. Three numbers in arithmetic sequence have sum 9 and product 48. What is the largest of the three numbers? [8] 5. Three cylindrical cans, each with radius 5 cm, are tied together with a rope. How long is the rope around the cans? [ 10 + 30 cm ]
n 6. If m and n are the roots of x2 6x + 6 = 0, nd the quadratic equation whose roots are m n and m . The coecients should be integers and the coecient of x2 positive. [ x2 4x + 1 = 0 ]

C.1. Find the area of a rhombus whose diagonals are 8/3 cm and 9 cm. C.2. The area of a right triangle is 24 ft2 . If its hypotenuse is 10 ft, nd its perimeter. C.3. The graphs of y = points? x3 + 3 x2 10x + 6 and y = x2

[ 12 cm2 ] [ 24 ft ]

+ 5x + 6 intersect at three points. What are these [ (0, 6), (3, 30), (5, 6) ]

DoD. In a geometric sequence, the 3rd term is 20 and the 7th term is 320. If the sum of the rst 9 terms is 855, what is the sum of the rst 10 terms? [ 1705 ]

3.A.1. If f (x) = 2x + 1912, nd f (1) + f (2) + f (3) + + f (100).

3.A.2. Find the constant k if the circle x2 + y 2 kx + 4ky 4k 2 + 7 = 0 passes through (4, 3).

3.A.3. Two towers have heights 35 ft and 15 ft. Wires are attached from the top of each tower to the base of the other tower. How high from the ground is the intersection of these two wires?

3.A.4. Three numbers in arithmetic sequence have sum 9 and product 48. What is the largest of the three numbers?

3.A.5. Three cylindrical cans, each with radius 5 cm, are tied together with a rope. How long is the rope around the cans?

3.A.6. If m and n are the roots of x2 6x + 6 = 0, nd the quadratic equation whose n 2 roots are m n and m . The coecients should be integers and the coecient of x positive.

3.A.C.3. The graphs of y = x3 + 3x2 10x + 6 and y = x2 + 5x + 6 intersect at three points. What are these points?

3.A.DoD. In a geometric sequence, the 3rd term is 20 and the 7th term is 320. If the sum of the rst 9 terms is 855, what is the sum of the rst 10 terms?